mycourselink/D2L Essentials Workshop

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Event Location: 
online
Event Contact Name: 
Teaching Commons
Event Contact E-mail: 

This session will provide an overview of the learning environment and how to use the various tools in mycourselink/D2L to effectively structure your online site to simplify class management and enrich course experiences for students.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop.

 

Riipen: A Virtual Project-Based Learning Platform

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
online
Event Contact Name: 
Leslie Malcolm
Event Contact E-mail: 

Are you interested in bringing experiential learning into your courses? Join this webinar with Riipen to learn about Lakehead University's new experiential learning partnership, and how you can get support to bring external partners into in-class projects.

Riipen is the world's leading virtual project-based learning platform that connects university and college students to organizations (both for-profit and not-for-profit) through customizable online experiential learning that complements traditional co-ops and internships. Based in Vancouver and Toronto, Riipen offers experiential learning across North America; in 2017, Riipen connected 12,000 students to organizations to work on curricular-based projects in areas including finance, human resources, consulting, supply chain management, and more.

In this virtual session, we'll provide background information on how Riipen supports experiential learning, a brief overview of the online platform that facilitates this, subject-specific examples, and leave time for questions and feedback.

Register at https://info.riipen.com/lakehead-webinar to join the discussion.

H5P Create-a-Thon - Kick-off Session

Event Date: 
Monday, May 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
online
Event Contact Name: 
Leslie Malcolm
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join our partners from eCampusOntario at this kick-off session that will introduce participants to a week-long virtual H5P sprint. During this week you’ll get hands-on with H5P, meet and collaborate with other educators in your field, and get a chance to show-off some of your best H5P creations.

What's H5P?

H5P (or HTML 5 Package) is an open-source tool that allows content authors to easily create interactive content for their courses or other instructional projects. eCampusOntario provides access to “H5P Studio” for Ontario post-secondary educators and students to create, share, and discover interactive learning objects.

To learn more about his event and to register, visit: https://openlibrary.ecampusontario.ca/h5p-sprint/

Virtual Interships and Innovative Approaches: Getting Students the Experience they Need

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
online
Event Contact Name: 
Leslie Malcolm
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning is pleased to present a panel presentation on virtual experiential learning approaches.  

Panel includes: 

  • Dana Stephenson, co-founder and CEO, Riipen
  • Patricia Orozco, Master Lecturer, Work-Integrated Education Coordinator, Laurentian University
  • Christina Dinsmore, Associate Director, Experiential Learning & Programming, Queen’s University

Recent global events have restricted opportunities for students to experience standard internships and project-based learning in the classroom. This panel presentation will look at innovative approaches to create virtual internship and project-based learning opportunities. Join us to explore some ways we can remotely create and support professional work experience for our traditional and non-traditional students.

To access the Webinar, go to https://edc.blindsidenetworks.net/edc/

Room: OCULL
Password: student

Note: This meeting may be recorded.

To join this meeting by phone, dial:
1-613-317-3321 (1-855-215-5935 toll free)
Then enter 22857 as the conference pin number.

Live Webinar: How to Teach Online Effectively Using Zoom

Event Date: 
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 10:15am to 11:15am EDT
Event Location: 
online
Event Contact Name: 
Teaching Commons
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate, Dr. Ron Owston, for a free webinar focusing on:

  • How to use Zoom effectively to engage with and involve students in their learning;
  • How to use Zoom, not just to deliver lectures or make one-way presentations to students, but to facilitate small group work, class challenges, and student presentations;
  • How to move from talking head to active learning with Zoom;
  • How to make learning valuable and successful when teaching via Zoom, and;
  • What are the “top tips” users have from using Zoom for teaching.

Register for this webinar.

Register Early as previous sessions sold out!

Creating Accessible Documents (Word, Word to PDF, PPT)

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

Creating Accessible Documents (Word, Word to PDF, PPT)

Thursday, April 23, 2020

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Let’s Get Accessible Series – presented by Student Accessibility Services.

Join us on Thursday, April 23 for a short series of presentations on Accessible Education and Universal Design for Learning, Creating Accessible Documents - with tips including alternative document software such as google docs and pages for mac, and Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations.

Thursday, April 23 @ 2pm – Creating Accessible Documents: Including Word, Google Docs, Pages. What makes a document accessible. How Alternative Technologies work for students with disabilities. Conversion to PDF.

Followed by Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations: What it takes to make the presentation accessible. Adding additional Notes and documents to supplement slide information. Saving as PDF for sharing with Students.

Please register to receive Zoom link: https://libcal.lakeheadu.ca/event/3547072

Accessible Education (SAS)

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 10:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

Accessible Education (SAS)

Thursday, April 23, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am

Let’s Get Accessible Series – presented by Student Accessibility Services.

Join us on Thursday April 23 for a short series of presentations on Accessible Education and Universal Design for Learning, Creating Accessible Documents - with tips including alternative document software such as google docs and pages for mac, and Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations.

Thursday April 23 @ 10am – Accessible Education and Universal Design For learning: With a focus on what Accessibility is, why it is mandated in Ontario, and what Universal Design for Learning means and does for all students not just those with disabilities.

Please register for Zoom link: https://libcal.lakeheadu.ca/event/3547071

Course BluePrint Site: Making it Your Own

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

Course BluePrint Site: Making it Your Own

Tuesday, April 21

2:00 - 3:00 pm

The purpose of this session is to introduce you to the Course Blueprint site.

Based on best practices, the Blueprint template offers a modular structure to help you get started with the efficient and effective design of your course, whether it be fully online, blended, or face-to-face.

You will see editable course tools that are set up with sample placeholder text that is completely customizable to meet the individual needs and requirements of your course and your style.  

Resources to help you with designing, editing, and incorporating new content
and tools are also provided in the Course Blueprint site. 

Please register for Zoom Link: https://libcal.lakeheadu.ca/event/3547058

 

 

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